Mizpah Congregation takes pride in its observance and celebration of the special days of our Jewish calendar. Special worship services and related-activities are held for Selichot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu B'Shevat, Purim, Passover and Shavuot. Please check our Holiday Calendar for the dates and times.
In addition, special Shabbat Services are held in celebration of Thanksgiving and Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend.
HIGH HOLY DAYS 5776
Saturday September 5
7:00 pm: Selichot: Havdalah, Refreshments, Study and Service with changeover to High Holy Day Torah Mantles
Sunday September 13
7:30 pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah Service, Special Congregational Oneg to follow in Feinstein Hall
Monday September 14
9:00 am Children and Youth Rosh Hashanah Service
10:00 am Rosh Hashanah Service
1:00 pm Tashlich on the Walnut Street Bridge
Congregational Lunch to follow at the 212 Market Restaurant – RSVP Required
Sunday September 20
2:00 pm Memorial Service at Mizpah Cemetery
Tueday September 22
7:30 pm: Kol Nidre/Erev Yom Kippur Service
Wednesday September 23
10:00 am Yom Kippur Morning Service
12:00 pm Children and Youth Service
1:00 pm Adult Discssion Group (lead by Deborah Levine in the Library)
2:00 pm Yom Kippur Afternoon Service
4:00 pm Yizkor/Memorial Service: Book of Remembrance 5776
5:00 pm Neilah / Concluding Service
Congregational Break-the-Fast to follow in Feinstein Hall
Child Enrichment Care is available for ALL services, provided by the professional staff from
The Creative Discovery Museum. Please contact the Office for details.
Also... Sukkot: first day service September 28th at 11:00am, final day service: Sunday, October 4th
11:00am, with Yizkor and Simchat Torah, with unrolling and re-rolling of the Torah, on Friday October 9th.